The truth is like the sun, we can try to shut it out for a while, but it ain't going away.


Be vigilant, Comrade. Control the consumerist impulse. Refuse gifts, and whatever you do, avoid alcohol.


Hartmann: Curfew is 11 p.m. Be back by then or you'll turn into a pumpkin.
Walter: Pumpkin?
Harmann: Cinderella?

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Walter: Excuse me. We're letting the West dump its trash here just to balance our books? Isn't that beneath us?
Dietrich: Why shouldn't we profit from the West's excessive consumption?

Martin: Roberto! Remember the three things you have to do to become a man? Remember? Killing doesn't make you a man. It makes you a killer.
Roberto: You left me, Martin.

Martin: Have you ever killed someone?
Steinbrecher: Of course not.
Martin: Well I have. How about giving me that key?

Tina: I swore the Hippocratic Oath. A commitment to my patients and to myself.
Annett: A commitment takes precedence over all others? Precedence over the hundreds of East German citizens who suffer from COPD? Precedence over progress? Over Socialism?

Nasal spray. Pain meds. Everything. And instead of finding a cure for AIDS, they spend their money on these stupid posters.


Katie: Why is it medical students always eat the worst crap:
Alex: Because we know a secret. We're all going to die.

Your mother must have done something right. Or was it East Germany?


How much are the West Germans paying our government to do their dirty work? How much blood money for our guinea pigs?


Walter: Those fireside chats with Reagan clouded Gorbachev's mind.
Annett: Or the CIA spiked his vodka.

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East Germany is expensive. And that's not because we're greedy. It's because equality is expensive. Our ideals are expensive and it's up to government organizations such as ours to support these ideals efficiently.


And one more thing. I hate to say it, but...I need a man.